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-mail and facebook accounts. steve? >>reporter: the aclu says this is done without warrants and without enough oversight or accountability. the surveillance in question records things about phone calls, not the actual content and the aclu questions the necessity. >> this isn't about terrorism. these are regular law enforcement investigations and this is investigating people's communications. these are would they talk to, who they e-mail, who they engage in online connections with, friends, family, colleagues and loved ones. >>reporter: 2009 twine and 2011 the numbers of orders for surveillance on telephones went up 60 percent. during the same period ordered for surveillance of e-mail and network data increased 361 percent. in the past, the device had to be attached to the phone to get this data but now it can be done by a phone company's call routing equipment. the aclu has done it without a judge considering the merits of each case. the justice department fired back saying in every instance cited a federal judge authorized this activity as new technologies are being use, and the use of orders
department documents with warrantless tasks on internet activity. have to watch my phone calls. steve centanni live in the washington, d.c. bureau with more on this. >> reporter: hi, jenna. aclu ringing alarm bells on surveillance activity on cell phones and internet. this doesn't monitor the content of phone calls and e-mails but the aclu questions the real necessity for gathering any of this type of data. >> this isn't about terrorism. these are regular law enforcement investigations, and this is, this is, investigating people's communications. these are, who they talked to. who they e-mailed. who they engage in online conversations with, their friends, family, colleagues and loved once. >> reporter: here are some facts gathered by the aclu from justice department document. between 2009 and 2011 the number of orders for surveillance went up 60%. e-mails and network data, while smaller in number, increased by 361%. this type of information used to be gathered from devices attached right to the telephone but now, it can easily be retrieved by the phone company internally. aclu says it
>> eric: see you on "the five." >> steve: what time is that? >> eric: five. >> how many people are on it? >> eric: five. >> gretchen: have a great day. see you tomorrow bill: start of a whole new week. there is fallout over the attack in libya. there are increasing calls for a hearing and our u.n. ambassador susan rice to resign. the obama team dill giving conflicting accounts of the white house response. martha: i'm martha maccallum. the romney campaign is joining this growing chorus of lawmakers. senator john mccain saying the administration's response was inept and ignorant and susan rice blaming it on a spontaneous protest was inexcusable. >> it's either willful ignorance or abysmal ignorance to think people come to spontaneous demonstrations with mortars and heavy weapons pant attack goes on for hours. bill: both sides are complaining. governor romney's team says the white house is still getting its story mixed up. >> reporter: democrats say republicans are politicizing the tragic attack that cost of life of four americans. the republicans say the white house is cover uggi
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